Solar-powered I-slate tablet heading for Indian schools in 2012 ... blet-update/?kc=rss

An Android-based "I-slate" tablet prototype developed in part by Rice University has completed year-long trials in Indian public schools, and a $50 solar-powered version with a new power-sipping processor is set to enter full production for a mid-2012 release. Meanwhile, the much-delayed "$35 Indian Tablet" aimed at Indian students will launch Oct. 5, the Indian government now claims.